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not do the siesta -- the nap after lunch, and that is a ritual that was important in spain back then, and it still is today. >> the cattle trader from spain gets up early in the morning and does not come home again until late. between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m., he takes an afternoon nap, a siesta. >> i need these one-and-a-half hours after lunch. if i do not sleep, i do not feel well. then i do not enjoy work, and i am just not myself. >> the long spanish siesta still exists, even in bustling major cities. many businesses still shut at 1:30 in the afternoon and open again at 5:00 p.m. carlows also uses that break for a nap, for now at least. -- carlos. >> i think soon we will have to stay open after lunch. this is a tourist area. we have to stay open because it is customer friendly even though a lot of people are against it. but business is business. >> to make sure tourists in particular are not faced with shuttered doors, the spanish government has changed laws regarding business hours. it wants visitors to the crisis- ridden country to have more time to spend money -- 90 hours a week ins
had had a lot of times in the war against nap olean. churchill was absolutely right in have aing if you do that it is a slippery slope, you know, once that becomes known, you know, our morale will go down, what is interesting about church nil the summer of 1940 is that church hill no strategy for winning that war when we are alone. he talked about maybe the americans will come in. but basically he is convinced that the important thing for the moment is to show resolution and the future will somehow take care of itself. he said we fought the germans for four years in 1418. we had no idea what was going to happen. we almost gave up on victory and suddenly the germans collapsed in 1918. so church sill what is strike being this is this is a man who will given spiring leadership even if he knows, actually we're in a real mess at the moment. and i find what is interesting about churchill is his ability to convey public hope when he recognizes that the magnitude of the -- >> more than having a plan the most important thing was to rally the country. >> rally the country. the word resolut
-old boys nap made their task a lot easier. and essay contest identified two finalists. both boy scouts. they drew straws. the winner went home to tell his mother he had a week in which to pack and get the facts. he was required to keep a diary and mail a telegraphic report. another obligation which was to meet and charm the political which made him to a advertisement for the canadian railway. a book appeared in the following year. it's hard to tell how much is holmes own. his comment on meeting the press in london. the reporters were awfully witty and we a lot of fun. the news room pros in copenhagen had given the final shape. but for the 44 days he went around the world, he was the star of the show. the premise of the journey was that circumnavigation was the boy's adventure. a good but not dangerous test of the character. that emphasis reinforced by the introduction to the english translation of the book which was written by a grown-up, stating around the world, every one of us has made the voyage many times in the imagine naingses. the introduction made a point typical ferdinand mag
it puts michigan, a state with a 10%, 11% unemployment rate, puts that state right back on the nap. >> si stephen correct that this actually economically makes sense, even if politically, it seems kind of like out of step with the times? >> i go worback and forth on th on the down side, it goes for slower wages. i think steven is right, it will lead to more jobs, i mean michigan is at a disadvantage against some of the right to work states that are just south of it and its lost a lot of the auto jobs to places like kentucky and tennessee and indiana. and this will probably make it more balanced. but again, it's going to weigh on wages. that's the bottom line here. >> the unions in michigan have given up quite a bit with the auto bailouts in 2009 and forward and so they have been -- it's a very much a cooperative relationship that's developed between the management and labor and the auto companies are in neutral on this legislation. >> really, remember during the bailout, the big sticking point was getting the unions to bend on their requirement, on their pensions, and i mean, at the time
just settled our brains for a long winter's nap. when out on the lawn there arose such a clatter i sprang from the bed to see what was the matter. in a twinkling i heard on the roof the prancing and pulling of each little hoof. as i drew in my head and was turning around, down the chimney st. nicholas came with a bound. his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot. his eyes how they twinkled. his cheeks were like roses his nose like a cherry. he had a round belly that shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly. he spoke not a word but went straight to his work and filled all the stockings then turned. giving a nod, up the chimney he rose. he sprang to his sleigh, to his team he gave a whistle. and away they all flew like the down of a thistle. as i heard him explain as he drove out of sight, happy christmas to all and to all a good fight. it still brings tears to my eyes especially when you have little abigail and paige watching and listening. i wish everyone such joy. jumped out of a plane. finally, i became a ping pong master while recording my debut album. how you ask
of paper. but ike took a nap. he had an idea. ike's farm was close by. he called his daughter in law and told her to have her kids all spruced up and on the porch of the farmhouse in 30 minutes. he brought khrushchev to meet them. ike's great insight about khrushchev was that he was a survivor. he survived stalin after robert the kremlin leaders were not early christian borders. they wanted to live. chris childs was charmed and warmed by ike's grandchildren. he had grandchildren, too. the next day after samore dickering he lifted his ultimatum on berlin. the crisis passed. of course, it was not the end of the cold war or the end of the crises. eisenhower was a great leader but he was not perfect. he made mistakes. one of them was trusting the cia too much. in may 1960 on the eve of a summit conference in paris, ike hopes was the beginning of the coup d'√Čtat, the soviet union. the cia spy plane was shot down over russia. the cia had suppressed a study showing the soviet antiaircraft missiles can now climb high enough to reach the u2, atlanta ike to believe the pilot would never be ca
impasse on a piece of paper. ike took a nap and had an idea. ike's farm was close by. called his darnel, barbara, and told her to have the kids all spruced up on the porch of the farmhouse in 30 minutes. he brought him to meet them. ike's great insight about him was that he was a survivor. he survived hitler and stalin, after all. the kremlin leaders, ike said, were not early christian martyrs. they wanted to live. he was charmed and warmed by ike's grandchildren. he had grandchildren too. the next day after some more bickering, lifted the ultimatum on berlin, and the crisis passed. of course, it was not the end of the cold war or end of crisis. eisenhower was a great leader, but he was not perfect. he made mistakes. one of them was trusting the cia too much. in may 1960 on the eve of a summit conference in paris that ike hoped would be the beginning of true day taunt with the soviet union, the cia spy plane, u-2, was shot down over russia. the cia suppressed a study showing aviation missiles climbed high enough to reach the u2 leading ike to believe the pilot would never be captured, d
as the attack what is taking place. we know from the videos the administration was aware of what was napping realtime. the biggest question of them also far is who came up with the fiction to blame it on this video and who gave the order for ambassador rice and others to go out there and spin this tale which they knew from the beginning was not true. bill: we heard this from some of these members of congress. some of them remain anonymous. you see them walking out with x-boxes. suits on hangers. the street party in miami. monica brings up a series of questions. i don't think you disagree with her. >> no, i don't at all. this is not a partisan issue. this is an issue of facts. i wish i could disagree with monica and say we have answers. we have no answers on the talking points, we have no answers on why we didn't get aid to the four now tragically killed americans including ambassador stevens. why we didn't respond quicker. we have no explanation how and why the talking points got edited. with this footage we see what is plain old-fashioned looting which is completely inconsistent in my exper
quarter. the eu, banking -- things like nap but, again, still down. >> not great news for france if we start to look at some of the indexes. there's a lot of focus on this economy. >> exactly. and the weakest spots, given that it's the second largest economy. now, we did see that return to growth for germany, which is a positive and will be a good gain forward. but say order box, very weak. demand, very weak. business confidence very weak and this is going to be hitting activity indicators going forward. >> even though the manufacturing side of it disappointed, the services was stronger. while services is a big part of the economy, it's where we're trying to see the rebalancing in the german economy happen. from that point of view, probably a rather encouraging development. >> it is interesting. it's also very exportwise. what we saw on these numbers was german exports falling sharply again. and this is just signaling that global economic conditions, soft patch very weak, particularly for the region -- i'm sorry, within the eurozone itself. >> and it's consistent with the weakening glo
is not interested. >> that is so bad. >> she wants a nap. >> buffalo. >> grover cleveland, i think, the last mayor to go from mayor to president. >> do you think she's going to run for president? >> maybe she'll run for mayor of buffalo. >> there's a very good chance she'll run for president. >> really? >> she says she won't. says she won't. says she isn't interested. i think she'll take some time off. in a year from now she'll begin thinking about this, be very active in the mid terms one way or another. if she runs she's a very formidable candidate. i don't think she can take it for granted. >> running against the democratic primary, andrew cuomo. >> martin o'malley, governor of maryland. i agree with bob, i don't think she has any plans to run for president but there's a certain gravity from polls, ahead 16-15 in iowa and new hampshire, that will be a powerful force to resist. >> it would be kind of fun to have her as mayor of new york city. i do. female mayor would be great. why are you laughing? >> i didn't see hillary clinton as mayor of new york and fun didn't pop to my mind. >> other side
are ordering retailers to stop selling the nap nappy children's recliners immediately. it's designed for sleeping, resting and playing but according to the cpfc, babies have fallen out of the base even when the harness was used. 50,000 infant bath seats are recalled because they do not meet federal safety standards and can tip over. the dream on me bath seats were sold at stores and online from july through september for $25 to $40. the company is also recalling bed rails sold in pink and blue. they can separate from the bed, trapping your child. for more information, log on to wbaltv.com and click on recalls. time for a look back and look ahead at the week on wall street. deborah koustron has the bloomberg business report. >> if you're looking for work, customer management company converge mans to hire 2500 full-time employees in the u.s., offering work at home and call center based management and agent positions to be filled through mid january. we can't underestimate the power of the internet, especially this time of the year. a study by digital advertising tech company social vib
% nap will be effective january 2nd. so you could see more boouying the precious metal. a check on copper also seeing bullish moves there as a result of that data out of china. back over to you. >> jackie, thank you very much for that. we are now in the 11th hour. senate has reconvened. harry reid saying at the top of the hour negotiations over the fiscal cliff still going on, but cooperation is needed on both sides. doug holtz ekin is the president of the american action forum. austan goolsbee. i can't think of two guys i'd rather talk about this with than you two. happy new year. >> happy new year. >> let me start with you, austan. you don't think it's likely we get this done today. >> no, i really don't. i know i've been more publicly skeptical over the last couple of months than most anybody, but i still think even today, if they reach some deal, it still has to go back to the house and bring it up and vote on it, and that was kind of the root of the problem before. so i still feel like it's pretty high chance we go over. though i do think there's a pretty good chance that e
the difficulty in the future. i need your help with nap i appreciate the time you've given me. >> a pretty big operation and we're happy to have you here and ask if you would give us your view on the recovery efforts an what the damage looks like from the m.t.a. >> thank you for inviting me to testify before the committee on this critically important issue. i'm the chairman and c.e.o. of the new york transportation authority which is the largest transportation provider in the country. every day the m.t.a. moves 8.5 million safely and securely to their jobs, schools, medical appointments, you name it we get them there. it also includes the new york city buses, the long island railroad, and metro north, as well as seven bridges and two tunnels. along with other transportation systems represented on this panel the m.t.a. is the life blood of a $1.4 trillion regional economy. it makes up 11% of the g.d.p. of the entire country. so over a month ago hurricane sandy brought our system to its knees. we experienced a level of destruction that is unprecedented in our 108-year history. there were eight f
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